Our beginning…

Saved by the Garden™
Tales and Tastes of a Gardener’s Journey

Many have asked about the inspiration behind Saved by the Garden, Tales and Tastes of a Gardener’s Journey. It naturally came together after several life-altering events, a joyful remedy and the desire to share the adventure with people like you.

What happened? Feeling unlike myself after several consecutive stressful events, I took a stress inventory and discovered that I faced a 50% chance of a major health breakdown within the next two years. That realization grabbed my attention quickly. With a family to care for, a career and other commitments and responsibilities, I knew it was important to neutralize the stress. But how?

As a life-long gardener, I have a passion for being out-of-doors and amongst nature but after the events I felt such an incredible overwhelming desire to venture out and explore garden spaces on my own it couldn’t be ignored. I craved garden spaces that required nothing more than to simply be present and in the moment and observe, I then sought them out whenever and wherever I could.

Thus began a joyful, restorative adventure through both public and private gardens throughout the U.S. and inspired “Saved by the Garden:  Tales and Tastes of a Gardener’s Journey”. 

As a program participant, you will experience virtual, rewarding strolls through remarkable public and private gardens throughout the United States and beyond.  You will view breathtaking gardens and learn about their special features and surprising exhibits.  You’ll hear some unexpected tales, and history along with each garden’s therapeutic and restorative benefits and the science behind them.  To add to the experience, you’ll have the opportunity to sample fresh tastes and specialty drinks inspired by some favorite garden spaces.  

Come share the adventure.


Program duration:  60 minutes
Contact me for program details and fees

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